Late-Career Receptionists can expect wages of $13.94 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Late-Career Receptionists. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,578 - $46,121
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MEDIAN: $32,491
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$10.14 - $18.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,578 - $46,121  
   
Bonus
$338.61 - $2,553  
Profit Sharing
$983  
Total Pay (?
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$21,323 - $41,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $18.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.83 - $30.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$338.61 - $2,553  
   
Profit Sharing
$983  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,323 - $41,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 800

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,773

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Late-Career Receptionists will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Late-Career Receptionists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+14 percent), Minneapolis (+9 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), and Baltimore (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 13 percent below the national average. Tampa and Knoxville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 10 percent less than the median.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Office Administration
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Scheduling
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Data Entry
0%

Typing
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Organizing
0%

Billing
0%

Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$30,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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Filing
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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